A Companion to World War II brings together a series of fresh academic perspectives on World War II, exploring the many cultural, social, and political contexts of the war. Essay topics range from American anti-Semitism to the experiences of French-African soldiers, providing nearly 60 new contributions to the genre arranged across two comprehensive volumes.
A collection of original historiographic essays that include cutting-edge research
Analyzes the roles of neutral nations during the war
Examines the war from the bottom up through the experiences of different social classes
Covers the causes, key battles, and consequences of the war